Earth  ID: 3781

Weather Satellites in Orbit

This visualization showcases the five weather satellites that create NOAA's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) products. The five geosynchronous satellites are: GOES-11, GOES-13, MSG-2, Meteosat-7 and MTSAT-2.
 

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Visualization Credits

Helen-Nicole Kostis (UMBC): Lead Animator
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Ryan Fitzgibbons (UMBC): Producer
Eric C. Brown De Colstoun (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Mission:
Terra

Data Used:
CPC (Climate Prediction Center) Cloud Composite
Data Compilation - Climate Prediction Center (CPC)
Global cloud cover from multiple satellites
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble: Next Generation also referred to as: BMNG
Credit:
The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

This item is part of this series:
Earth Science Week

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Climate
SVS >> Earth
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Satellite
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Climate Indicators
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Clouds
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0